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The Future is Female

The Future is Female

December 15, 2017

National Organization for Women helps those in need by sponsoring a Holiday Drive to benefit Loudoun Abu...

Students React to Virginia State Election Results

Students React to Virginia State Election Results

November 16, 2017

After Democratic Candidate Ralph Northam wins the Virginia State Election, students share their opinions on ...

Objectively Assessing Trump’s First Three Weeks

Objectively Assessing Trump’s First Three Weeks

February 14, 2017

With each passing day of Donald Trump's Presidency, America's divide continues to widen. Whether it ...

Patents Hint at Future Apple Devices

Dana Altarace, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016

Filed under News, Other News

  With technology constantly improving and advancing, competition develops among many companies such as Apple and Samsung. In order for one company to get a competitive edge over another, they can file a patent for their ideas. Patents are government licenses that confirm the right to prevent others from copying your ideas...

How Donald Trump has Devalued What our Democracy Stands for

How Donald Trump has Devalued What our Democracy Stands for

November 2, 2016

  As the election draws closer, tensions continue to grow across the country. Republican. Democrat....

Hope Solo Suspended from US Women’s National Team

Elizabeth O'Connell, Staff Writer

February 5, 2015

Filed under Opinions & Editorials, Other News, Sports

On Jan. 21, starting goalkeeper for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, Hope Solo, was suspended for 30 days. This is not her first encounter with authorities so USWNT coach Jill Ellis finally took actions to not allow her to participate for one month. Solo was in the passenger seat of the car being driven by her...

Time is Ticking

Time is Ticking

January 20, 2015

On  April 15, 2013 two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The bombings killed...

Voting Age is All the Rage

Voting Age is All the Rage

January 20, 2015

On January 5th, the Hyattsville, MD, City Council took a vote on whether to allow 16- and 17-year olds...

A questionable controversy

A questionable controversy

January 20, 2015

Amid the crazy holiday shopping season and swirling question of snow, another topic was emblazoned in the minds of students during December. The looming quest...

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: The Catalyst to New Debates

Neha Goswami, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

Filed under News, Other News

The Ferguson grand jury decided on Nov. 24, 2014, not to indict Darren Wilson, a police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old African American Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.  Wilson testified that Brown charged and attacked him, but there were conflicting witness reports and unclear audio recordings. Protests ensued...

Campus Controversy

Campus Controversy

December 16, 2014

  In November, Rolling Stone released a story calling out the University of Virginia for an alle...

A Spark has Ignited

Olivia Emery, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

Filed under Other News

A few hours before Mockingjay, the anticipated movie adaptation of the novel,  came out in American theaters it was banned in Thailand. Many teenagers, whether or not they have read the book or saw the movies, were excited about the third and second to last installment of the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay the movie, writt...

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